People poured into HCMC on National Way No.1 on May 1 after their long holiday. Photo by Cao Thang

Heavy traffic on last day of holiday, no congestion reported

Millions of people poured into Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) in the afternoon of May 1 to resume their work after their 4-day holiday, creating heavy traffic in all gateways to the city. Thanks to the effective job of appropriate authorities, no congestion was reported.

Pham Van Dong street connects Tan Son Nhat International Airport with HCMC’s eastern entrance gateway (Photo: SGGP)

Experts concerned about funds for city efforts to reduce traffic jam

Many major infrastructure projects under HCMC’s traffic jam and accident reduction program are scheduled to implement this year but experts have expressed concern about funds for these projects amid currently limited capital resources.